Category: الاستقامة والتواضع, إنجيل الرفاهية
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Images of prosperity are found everywhere. Many churches have adopted consumerism and made prosperity the evidence of God’s blessing. The church must return to a biblical understanding of poverty and prosperity that reflects the true gospel of grace.
The gospel of prosperity is a significant challenge to the church, especially in areas of extreme poverty and extreme wealth. However, this "gospel" undermines dignity while affirming the affluent in their lifestyle. Besides being unbiblical, it is not really a solution to the challenge of poverty.
In this segment, the moderator and panelists respond to various comments and questions from the audience concerning the prosperity gospel. They call for more work to develop a theology of the dignity of work, of blessing and suffering, and the need for accountability, particularly among leaders.